11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Bangkok

5
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fortress of Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukion Church. Get outdoors at Aurlahti Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. There's much more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki holiday builder .

Bangkok, Thailand to Helsinki is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and ferry. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Aurlahti Beach
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rauhaniemi Beach and Tampere Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Linna Golf & Country Club and Evo Hiking Area. Step out of Tampere with an excursion to Hauhon kirkko in Haemeenlinna--about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

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Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Hameenlinna
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally make a trip to Archangel Michael's church.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

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